Tag: Rachel Riederer

Zion Decoteau and Chynna Seck: My History Didn’t Start with Slavery

March 2016

From learning to haggle in the medina to connecting more deeply with history, two New York City high-school students reflect on visiting Africa for the first time.

Rebecca Saletan: Magic and Mechanics

November 2014

The editorial director of Riverhead Books talks with Rachel Riederer about the intimacy of editing, hunkering down in the White House, and why book publishers remain essential in the digital age.

Rachel Riederer: Celebrate Corporate Personhood!

July 2014

An address to mark the Freedom Summer of the corporate civil rights movement.

The Teaching Class

June 2014

Teaching college is no longer a middle-class job, and everyone paying tuition should care.

Rachel Riederer: Texas Hold Up

June 2013

A play-by-play of Wendy Davis’s filibuster, and why it made such great, heartening, and depressing absurdity TV.

Rachel Riederer: Salman Rushdie’s Happy Irreligion

May 2013

At an evening with the AAWW, the celebrated novelist shares thoughts on influence and identity, and offers advice to young writers

Bravery and Gender in “Confessional Writing”

April 2013

An evening with Guernica at the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature.

Bill McKibben: Planetary Emergency

December 2012

One of the world’s leading climate activists on the science of dangerous weather, the imperative to organize, and how to get out of bed in the morning on a planet in peril.

Rachel Riederer: It’s Not the End of the World

December 2012

This week, Guernica Daily explores the idea of End Times.

Editors’ Picks: September Recommended Reading

September 2012

Our editors highlight some worthy books to start off the fall.

Rachel Riederer: Rape and Rhetoric

August 2012

Todd Akin's comments highlight the danger of letting ideology create facts instead of the other way around.

Rachel Riederer: Human Rights Horror Stories

June 2012

The scariest movies of the summer are at the Human Rights Watch film festival.

Rachel Riederer: Emergency in Slow Motion

April 2012

"The Island President," a new film about the crisis in the Maldives, wants to change the way we talk about climate change.

Rachel Riederer: How the Million Hoodies March Quells Our Unreasonable Fears

March 2012

Hoodiephobia is real, irrational, racial—and that’s why the Million Hoodies March is so important.